Blue Mesa Reservoir In Colorado
Boating, camping and fishing.
During summer go boating on Blue Mesa Reservoir, an impoundment on the Gunnison River. It is a 10,000-acre lake located in the southwest corner of the state, 10 miles west of Gunnison, CO. It is the largest lake in Colorado and brags 96 miles of shoreline. Elk Creek Marina, boat launch ramps and several campgrounds enhance any trip here for boating camping and fishing. The lake provides excellent fishing for trout, salmon and perch. One of the features of the lake is its deep water for big lake trout and salmon.
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Blue Mesa Point Campground - 970 641-3086
Elk Creek Campground - 970 641-2337
Gunnison Lakeside RV Park & Cabins - 970 641-0477
Gateview Campground - 970 641-2337
Blue Mesa Reservoir Map
Fish species found in Blue Mesa Reservoir include rainbow trout, brown trout, Mackinaw lake trout, kokanee salmon and yellow perch.
Click here for a CO fishing license.
Local Contact Information
Blue Mesa Reservoir
Elk Creek Marina 970 641-0707
Lake Fork Marina 970 641-3048
Pappy's Restaurant 970 641-0403